New York City Budget Analysis
NYC's Budget Visualized
For any city, the spending budget of the local government is a hot topic. In the case of New York City the stakes are a bit higher. It's one of the world's most densely populated cities and operates on just 81 millions dollars. That might sound like a lot of money, but not when you consider that the population of NYC is 8 million. That means each New Yorker gets $10 for the whole year. In New York City, every dollar counts.
Large budgets split up in many directions gets complicated quickly. This data visualization shows how budget dollars are allocated in broad strokes to get a quick handle on the ratio of dollars allocated.
New York City Median Household Income
New York City is famous for having a little bit of everything including professions, from school teachers to CEOs. With digital tools, big data on household income is distilled into a visually engaging format. Check out this visualization to see what the median household income is.>
This is a Data Story example
Data Stories are a tool to help bridge the gap between data and knowledge. Combining data visualization embeds with custom content that can range from text to videos, they create an inclusive way to understand the message and meaning behind data. Data stories are also a good way to combine and use different technologies side by side, like embedding an ArcGIS generated map and comparing that to one of DKAN's auto-generated graphs.